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Bug #23245 session.autostart = 1 prevents session data retention accross page executions
Submitted: 2003-04-16 13:00 UTC Modified: 2003-04-28 11:46 UTC
Avg. Score:5.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:2 of 2 (100.0%)
Same Version:0 (0.0%)
Same OS:2 (100.0%)
From: tim at gustnado dot com Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: Session related
PHP Version: 4.3.2RC1 OS: Linux 7.3 / 8.0 / 9.0
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 [2003-04-16 13:00 UTC] tim at gustnado dot com
when php.ini session.autostart is set to 1
the session file is created in /tmp and keys can be registered via session_register() functions.

data can be assigned to the keys using the super global array $_SESSION and access in the scope of the page execution.

On the next access of the session, the keys are still registered, but the data is missing.

The above issue occurs regardless of the use of session_start().

When session.autostart is set to 0, and the session_start() command is used, sessions work normally.


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